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NYCRUNS New York City Turkey Trot

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Get festive and ready for Thanksgiving with this scenic Turkey Trot. Taking runners along the Manhattan waterfront, this is a beautiful and flat course. It's time to gobble up the competition and set a new PB.

How to enter the NYCRUNS New York City Turkey Trot

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NYCRUNS New York City Turkey Trot route

Starting at Pier 84 (West 44th Street and 12th Avenue), the route is flat and fast along the Manhattan waterfront. The turning point is at Pier 62 of Chelsea Piers.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Water stations
  • Long-sleeve race t-shirt
  • Post-race spread: local bagels, fresh fruit
  • Finish-line photos and videos
  • Race timing
  • Finishing satisfaction


  • 5K:
    • 1st/2nd/3rd Men and Women overall
    • 1st/2nd/3rd Age-group: 9 and under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
Raceday Logistics

You are advised to collect your race packet before raceday in order to avoid queues. When you register, there is an option to get your race bib mailed to you.

Wednesday 27th November:

  • 12:00 - Race packet pick-up opens at Paragon Sports, 867 Broadway.
  • 18:00 - Race packet pick-up closes

Thursday 28th November:

  • 07:30 - Race packet pick-up opens on Pier 84
  • 08:00 - Wave 1 Starts
  • 08:45 - Wave 2 Starts
  • 09:30 - Wave 3 Starts

If you volunteer at an NYC run, you will get $50 in race credit for any future event. Alternatively, $25 will be donated to a charity of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the age restrictions?
5k: Participants must be aged 6 or over
Is there a cut-off time?
5k: within 1hr2mins (20 mins per mile) If you are slower than this pace, there will no longer be aid stations and on-course amenities provided, and you may be asked to stop.
Where can I leave my bags?
There will be a bag check area provided in the Park, near the start line.
Are there toilets?
Yes, there will be toilets provided.
Where can I find my results?
Your results will be emailed to you, and the full results will be posted on the event organiser's website. You will also be able to view your finishing line photos and videos.
Are dogs or strollers allowed?
No, dogs and strollers are not permitted on the course.
Can I wear headphones?
It is not permitted to wear headphones during the race. If you desperately want to listen to music, you are allowed to wear one earbud in. If you are seen wearing both earbuds or headphones, you may be disqualified.
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NYCRUNS New York City Turkey Trot weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 14mph

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NYC Runs

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NYC Runs
There are now over 24 running events organised by NYC runs, with thousands of participants. The biggest events in their calendar are the Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon and the Newport Half Marathon. With professional timing, accurately-measured courses, and a world-class medical team, these events are brilliantly organised. The post-race festivals guarantee that athletes will have the best possible experience.

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